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Species: Pheidole cephalica   Smith, 1858 

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Pheidole vorax

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Pheidole cephalica Smith, 1858a PDF: 177, pl. 9, figs. 21-23 (s.w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pheidole opaca: Kempf, 1965 PDF: 183; of Pheidole apterostigmoides, Pheidole incrustata, Pheidole sarrita: Wilson, 2003A: 674.
Junior synonym of Pheidole vorax: Longino, 2009 PDF: 85.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole cephalica   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. -1--1: 674, (download) 674 20017
Pheidole cephalica   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 177, (download) 177 8127

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